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Knowledge Organisation Systems

UKOLN Publications

Golub, K. 2013. An overview of UKOLN work related to subject-based knowledge organisation. Available in pdf and doc. Also available from Opus.

Golub, K., Muller, H., Tonkin, E. 2011. Technologies for metadata extraction. In Miguel-Angel Sicilia (Ed.), Handbook of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies. World Scientific, forthcoming.

Golub, K. 2011. Automated subject classification of textual documents in the context of Web-based hierarchical browsing. Knowledge Organization, 3(38), p. 230-244.

Matthews, B; Jones, C.; PuzoƄ, B; Moon, J; Tudhope, D.; Golub, K.; Lykke Nielsen, M. 2010. An evaluation of enhancing social tagging with a knowledge organization system. Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives, 4/5(62), p. 447-465. DOI: 10.1108/00012531011074690.

Tonkin, E., Pfeiffer, H. and Hewson, A. 2010. An evidence-based approach to collaborative ontology development. In Workshop on Matching and Meaning 2010, 31 March - 1 April 2010, Leicester, UK. [pdf]

Tonkin, E. and Pfeiffer, H. D., 2010. Data-driven or background knowledge ontology development. In: International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM), 22-23 October 2010, Pittsburgh, USA. Paper No. 134. [pdf]

Golub, K., Lykke Nielsen, M. 2009. Automated classification of Web pages in hierarchical browsing. Journal of Documentation, 65(6). P. 901–925. DOI: 10.1108/00220410910998915.

Golub, K., Jones, C., Lykke Nielsen, M., Matthews, B., Moon, J., Puzon, B., Tudhope, D. 2009. EnTag: Enhancing social tagging for discovery. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Austin, TX, June 15-19. P. 163-172. DOI: 10.1145/1555400.1555427

Golub, K., Tudhope, D. 2009. Terminology Registry Scoping Study (TRSS): final report. [pdf]

Golub, K., Jones, C.; Lykke Nielsen, M.; Matthews, B.; Moon, J.; Tudhope, D. 2009. Enhanced Tagging for Discovery (EnTag): final report. [pdf]

Pfeiffer, H. and Tonkin, E., 2009. Tagging in Context: Information Management across Community Networks. In: Bouras, C., Poulopoulos, V. and Tsogkas, V., eds. Handbook of Research on Social Interaction Technologies and Collaboration Software: Concepts and Trends. IGI Global.

Pfeiffer, H. D., Tonkin, E., Lindner, M. R., Kipp, M. and Millen, D. R., 2008. Tagging As A Communication Device: The Impact of Communities on Transforming Tag Information. In: ASIS&T'08, People Transforming Information - Information Transforming People, October 2008, Columbus, OH.

Golub, K.; Jones, C; Lykke Nielsen, M; Matthews, B; Moon, J; Tudhope, D. 2008. Enhancing social tagging with a knowledge organization system. ALISS, Vol 3, No 4, July 2008, pp. 13-16. [manuscript pdf]

Tonkin, E., Tourte, G. and Zollers, A., 2008. Performance Tags- Who's running the show? In: Proceedings 19th Workshop of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Special Interest Group in Classification Research, Columbus, Ohio.

Tonkin, E. and Pfeiffer, H. D., 2008. Case study of software-assisted collaborative ontology building. In: ICKM 2008, October 2008. [pdf]

Tonkin, E. and Muller, H., 2008. Keyword and metadata extraction from pre-prints. In: ElPub, June 2008.

Tonkin, E., Corrado, E. M., Moulaison, H. L., Kipp, M. E., Resmini, A., Pfeiffer, H. and Zhang, Q., 2008. Collaborative and Social Tagging Networks. Ariadne, 54. [html]

Tonkin, E., 2008. Orthography, Structure and lexical choice as identity markers in social tagging environments. In: IADIS International Conference on Web Based Communities.

Tonkin, E., 2006. Folksonomies: The Fall and Rise of Plain-text Tagging. Ariadne, 1 (47). [html]

Tonkin, E., 2006. Searching the long tail: hidden structure in social tagging. In: Proceedings of the 17th ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop. [pdf]

Tudhope, D.; Koch, T.; Heery, R. 2006. Terminology Services and Technology. JISC state of the art review. [html]

Guy, M. and Tonkin, E., 2006. Folksonomies: Tidying up Tags? D-Lib Magazine, 12 (1).

Day, M., Koch, T. and Neuroth, H. 2005. Searching and browsing multiple subject gateways in the Renardus service. In: van Dijkum, C., Blasius, J. and Durand, C., eds. Recent developments and applications in social research methodology: Proceedings of the RC33 Sixth International Conference on Social Science Methodology, Amsterdam 2004. Opladen: Budrich Verlag. [pdf]

Patel, M.; Koch, T.; Doerr, M.; Tsinaraki, C. 2005. Semantic interoperability in digital library systems. In DELOS Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries, European Union, Sixth Framework Programme. Deliverable D5.3.1. [html]

Heery, R. 2004. Metadata futures: steps towards semantic interoperability. In: Diane Hillmann and Elaine Westbrooks, (eds.), Metadata in Practice: a work in progress, American Library Association, Chicago 2004, pp. 257-271.

Heery, R. 2003. Delivering HILT as a JISC IE shared service: HILT Project deliverable. [pdf]

Koch, T., Neuroth, H. and Day, M. 2001. Renardus: Cross-browsing European subject gateways via a common classification system (DDC). In: "Subject Retrieval in a Networked Environment". Proceedings of the IFLA Satellite Meeting sponsored by the IFLA Section on Classification and Indexing and the IFLA Section on Information Technology, 14-16 August 2001, Dublin, OH, USA. UBCIM Publications - New Series Vol. 25, Muenchen 2003. pp25-33. [manuscript html]

Koch, T., Neuroth, H. and Day, M. 2001. DDC Mapping Report. Renardus D7.4, Internal report. [html]

Koch, T., Neuroth, H. and Day, M. 2001. DDC Mapping Guidelines. Renardus D7.4 internal deliverable.

Russell, R. and Day, M. 2001. Automated and manual approaches to the provision of thesauri and subject vocabularies. HILT project report. [html]

UKOLN contributor to: Martin Belcher, Virginia Knight and Emma Place, (eds.). 1999. DESIRE Information Gateways Handbook: 2.5 Subject classification, browsing and searching.

Koch, T. and Day, M. 1997. The role of classification schemes in Internet resource description and discovery. (EU Project DESIRE, Deliverable D3.2.3). [pdf